The Biology and Psychology of Alcohol Misuse

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Biology and Psychology of Alcohol Misuse

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Applied Behavioral Science, Psychology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Please note that students will not be able to enroll in combination with PSY020X362Y.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Assessment: essay (2000-2500 words)
    The principal aims of this module are to provide a responsive learning environment that allows students to develop their intellectual and vocational skills through collaborative and independent learning experiences, and develop knowledge leading to an ability to appreciate and critically evaluate theory, research findings and applications. This module will introduce students to the complex interplay between physiological, psychological and environmental mechanisms that lies at the root of alcohol misuse and dependence. It will also present and review current psychological theories and treatment modalities for alcohol problems.

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